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Old 07-08-05, 09:16 PM   #1
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If I wasn't an honest man

If I wasn't an honest man, I could have easily walked off with a full ultegra grouped specialized allez today in my size. I was with the family and my wife wanted to stop at target and lo and behold there is a beautiful specialized parked out front, propped against a bike rack with no lock (I looked). If I would have been by myself I would have waited and chewed the owners butt. I hope it was there when they got out!!! Lock your bikes everyone is not nice like me!!!!

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Old 07-08-05, 09:47 PM   #2
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Yeah, unfortunately I'm only honest in days that end in 'Y'. I do hope the bike was still there for the owner when he returned, a bike like that is a mighty tempting offer for some people I"m sure. Even those with no knowledge of cycling could probably guess it was worth enough at pawn to take a chance on.
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Old 07-08-05, 09:54 PM   #3
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Be nice, karma has a way of biting you in the rear...
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Old 07-08-05, 10:32 PM   #4
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I'd steal your girlfriend..but not your bike..that's just mean.
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How many times have you heard people say, "But I only left it for a couple of minutes"?
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Old 07-08-05, 11:18 PM   #6
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It's all about Karma.. I ain't religious.. 6 years of Catholic school learned me good but I do believe in what comes around goes around...
Here is where you goofed... This was YOUR karma.. you were supposed to take the bike. The owner was a very bad man who cheats on his wife and beats his kids and used meth money to buy the bike... it was your's for the taking.
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If you're that stupid, you deserve to get your bike stolen. I would've just brought the bike in with me. It's not like it takes up more space than a shopping cart. What an idiot.
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Lock your bikes everyone is not nice like me!!!!

More like everyone is not SMART like you. It could have been a setup, with cops or friend bubba sitting in a parked car waiting for somebody to snag it.
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When I see this kind of thing, I always want to take the bike and leave a note in it's place that says, "Did I scare you? Your bike is around behind the building. Be careful, next time someone might not leave you a note."
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Sure it wasn't a police "bait" bike? Kids do that sort of thing all the time here at the university, just like their other property. "But officer, I only left it there for an hour or so...."
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How many times have you heard people say, "But I only left it for a couple of minutes"?
One of my bikes got stolen in what seemed, literally, to be the blink of an eye. I was staring at it through the glass storefront of a store, turned to acknowledge my girlfriend's babbling, and when I turned back, it was gone. I don't think I took my eyes off it for more than 10 seconds. Had I not turned away, I would have actually been able to watch the thieves (they took both our bikes) take them.
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